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Questions tagged [search-results]

Search result is the result of a search activity. The search result can be displayed in different ways and with different design.

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How to display results from a search that searches across two entities

I am working on a lyrics site. The site is very much a work in progress. This is a re-write of the site. On the old site, Google Analytics informed me that 90% of my users were mobile users. So that ...
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If a search result is a place that only people who live in a certain area can visit, what's the best way of explaining that?

For example there's a community doctor's surgery in a town, it's free for people who live in town 1 and town 2. As someone living in town 3 who has searched and found this community doctor's surgery ...
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What search results to shown in a tree?

In a hierarchical tree, when the user perform a search, when the parent matches the keyword, they had mentioned they incline to be able to access the children, but have them collapsed like below. In ...
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Search for names and last names - dynamic search

We are developing an application where user can search for the info about their first and last name. We have two search fields, one for first name and one for last name. The reasoning is this: 1) ...
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Best time to ask if a search was good/bad

We have a internal document system where call center people search in real time while on calls for some specific files, or more accurately some information in the files. After the user clicks to the ...
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Multiple search values and filters

I have a table full of content, and there are multiple values users can search the content, example: User ID, Bill ID, Name.. And there are also filters, example: date, status, type, value... I think ...
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Best way to design a search functionality so that it brings back a set of results with a focus on the items that can be booked through the website

I'm working on a website that uses a search bar to allow users to find training courses. There are mainly 3 types of courses in the database, and only one of these types can be booked online. At the ...
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Partial name search in “ideographic” locale

I'm building a UI that includes search by person's name, for locales where majority of names are spelt with kanji or hànzì. Search in Latin script often features live partial search and sometimes ...
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Checkout button in searchbar or not

I'm making a UI for a webshop for internal users. They're using our site for placing their orders for their store. Because they know what to search for, their search queries are very precise. My ...
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Intuitive method for users to select either of 2 destinations in a search results interface

I am trying to design an interface where users navigate to modules (from a list of 2 or 3 modules) from a search results page. Notes: Every user will have a default module: example ModX Every user ...
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How to show a search result that's 3 levels deep?

This is going a bit tricky to explain so I hope it's clear. On our website, we provide article types that users can download for use in software. You start on an overview page that displays series ...
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Filtering/Searching of Search Result Sets

I am struggling improving our internal applications searching usability. It's a proven issue that is costing significant amounts of money in wasted time. The problem stems from an inconstancy in ...
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While sorting should we show the name of the sorted entry?

I am designing a web app where a list of devices (I will use devices as a generic term) will be shown to a user. Devices can belong to a master group or a user created group (only one strictly). There ...
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Best practices or patterns for “Saved Search” and “Edit Saved Search”?

I have been tasked with redesigning our saved search function, as it has been deemed confusing (and I can't find another site that works like ours does currently). Are there any standard ways of ...
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What is the best practice to handle a scenario where the search takes long to show the results?

We tried recommending a loader with a percentage, but the development team said the percentage cannot be implemented since they can't determine how long the search would take. How should the user be ...
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Problem with a Product Specification/Data Point that is User Generated (Range may vary)

This might be a bit hard to explain but hope you can understand me. I have this current problem. Let's say I have website that is for a database of sports drinks/water with product information about ...
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My client wants a “show all” option for search results. What to do?

I've recently released a major update to a clients site. The site has basically been re-written from the ground up to be much more efficient, and hopefully much more functional. The old site, however,...
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Please help me figure out this included/excluded search filter interaction (4 options)?

I am working on a tool that allows users to analyze a report populated with a bunch of social media (primarily Twitter) posts relating to a topic they are interested in. Within this, I am building ...
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Search Behavior Best Practices for “type ahead” and "near matches'

I'm working on a user directory widget for a B2B app. The search function is the most important part of the widget. Currently we showing the type-ahead results after 2 characters (So The user types "...
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Indicate highlighted terms in a modal that is triggered by an ellipsis icon

In my search engine, on search results page terms for different criteria can be highlighted. For instance, in text, in dates or in emails. However, some of those items (text, dates, emails) can be ...
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How to display included/excluded applied filters?

I am building something that allows users to search (for things like words, hashtags, etc) and apply this search to a report that they have built off of twitter posts. So for example, a user that ...
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Is it a good practice to keep the search query after the user selected the result?

I'm designing a search flow for an app, and I have a doubt about what to do after the user select an item from the result list and then click the back button. For example: This is the search screen, ...
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Why isn't showing the filter bar on product detail pages common?

Typically on ecommerce or classifieds sites (I work with auto dealers specifically) the search results page (srp) contains the filters and any applied filter state searched. Ex: However clicking on ...
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Purpose of Google Results Speed Indicator

What purpose does the speed indicator (the 0.44 seconds in the image below) serve the user when using Google search? Does this have a specific use to a specific user of Google or is it just Google ...
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Show, or not show grid at empty search state

Can anyone help me answer this question? I have a set of search fields, whose results will populate a table. As an initial state, should the table have a message saying "No results yet" or should ...
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What is the best approach to search when offline?

The mobile application has a search catalogue feature. Every search is sent to the server, and there are no local search results. This means that when the user's mobile device is offline or in ...
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Same search form everywhere or adapt to the page it’s on?

I have a site that lists entries across multiple different categories. As an example, think of something like AirBnB which has Homes, Experiences & Restuarants, with homes being the main searched ...
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Archetype photo's vs. placeholder

For context: Users can search for products and find listings of products with photo & product details. But there are also a lot of products with no product details & photo of the product, ...
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Updating Search Results between sessions

I'm working with displaying search results on a mobile device - The search results are ever changing. On an hourly basis new results are added and unavailable results are removed. For more context, it'...
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Emphasize the word “Google” without using their logo [closed]

I've requested permission from Google to use the above presentation. I suspect they'll say no, since they generally don't allow use of the logo. It's a two-week wait, so in the meantime, what's an ...
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Button to stop infinite scroll in search result listing?

One of the problems of using infinite scroll on a search result listing page is that the user never can get to the bottom/footer of the page (or any other content after the listing) as long as there ...
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Term for when an interface unexpectedly updates its content and causes users to mis-click?

There is a frustrating situation that I've encountered in multiple places that is hard to describe, but the consequence is always the same; causing the user to mis-click what they meant, due to the ...
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Back Button on Mobile Application

I am having a hard time figuring out the best practices on Back Button functionality within a mobile application because I have seen a lot of conflicting viewpoints. I have taken to the developer ...
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Is 'Search List Item' the best name for link and description on a results page?

I'm designing the Search Result Page and each result has a link and description similar to a search engine results page. What is the best way to refer to this element? Should I call this 'Search ...
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Delay showing updated search results when a user is signalling a potential match

Often a search filter is not hitting a simple local database, but rather a remote server thousands of kilometres away. In addition, if the dataset is of a non-trivial size, then processing the query ...
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How to clear filter breadcrumbs when grouped?

I am implementing search filter breadcrumbs. From what I've seen on other sites, a single filter gets its own breadcrumb which can be cleared by pressing an 'x'. example I want the user to be able ...
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How to model the probability of an item being selected from search results

Say a user is presented with a list of 10 suppliers to choose from. The only information shown is the name of the supplier. The list is sorted by a score that is calculated from various data (volume, ...
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How to implement this print button?

I have been asked to add a new print feature to a website. Current setup The page allows users to search for information Information is displayed in a table Each table row can be expanded to ...
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How to display tabular data with search results that are tabular data

I am creating an invoicing web app. Within it, the user can search for invoices based on anything that is in the invoice. The core result should have the invoice date, the invoice number, the buyer'...
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How many returned search results should prompt for an expanded search option?

Currently we have a line of text showing total results, similar to : 67 results for 'Smith' and we are told to make an expanded search option by incremental distances available if the total ...
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Search Filters & Sorts vs Result Set

I have an application that is based heavily around a users ability to search. A user can search for 1 or many entities, which includes: Businesses, People or an Animals. For each of our result sets ...
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How to have both Search and Add options?

I have a list of data. I want the user to be able to search within the list by typing in an input field. I also want the user to be able to add, either because of no search results, or without having ...
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Thin left sidebar instead of hamburger menu for mobile

I'm interested in designing a mobile-friendly search results page where users can refine their results. I'm thinking about using a left-hand sidebar with the filtering options similar to this Dribbble ...
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Delivering search results - in the same screen/activity vs in the new screen/activity

On the Android I see most of google apps deliver search results in the new screen (for example Gmail): But I also see the apps that do search "in place",i.e. in the same view where the original list ...
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Search Facets in search [closed]

I am assessing the accessibility of a site that uses search facets. I am having difficulty finding information on how to evaluate search facets, maybe because many sites do not use them too much (...
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Need help in filtering and expanding searching results

The image attached is a search results page with filters. The current image shows three filters (Category, Price and Brand) and the corresponding selection check boxes. Consider the following example. ...
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Back function in (mobile) native apps vs. web apps

I'm currently prototype a search / result workflow for a web app. You search something, click on a result and be able to go back to the search result. Now how do I display that? Do I implement a back-...
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What are the implications of adding recently visited items to search?

I'm designing a simple search functionality, and I want to add recently visited items upon clicking on the search box to help users have a shortcut of things they want to get to. Assuming that users ...
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Should a search list / result display all data that are searchable?

Let's say you have a search box where you can type in anything. [SEARCH INPUT FIELD] And then a list of items below it: Carl Smith Maggie Fox Richard Jordan Typing on the search box basically ...
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How should I deal with hierarchies on a filtered search?

I am trying to redesign this filter/search component. It allows the user to search for a filter and/or an attribute score(on here it is the Quality etc dropdown). They also specify if the score is ...